BBC Philharmonic
11 Jan 2017, Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Discovering Shostakovich

BBC Philharmonic
Discovering Shostakovich
19:30 Wed 11 Jan 2017 Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Tonight’s focus is Shostakovich – as the BBC Philharmonic unleash his Eighth Symphony
Tonight’s focus is Shostakovich – as the BBC Philharmonic unleash his Eighth Symphony

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This evening, the orchestra - under conductor Nicholas Collon - unleash Shostakovich¹s Eighth Symphony, a wartime work of such immense power that the Soviet authorities ultimately banned it.

Alongside orchestral illustrations, broadcaster Stephen Johnson offers fascinating insights into this conflicted masterpiece - before a complete performance of the symphony.

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